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Plot Device That Actually Was In Several Episodes But Shouldn’t Have BeenLet me tell you a little bit about the late comedian Bill Hicks. The guy had a relativity short, extremely controversial, and very brilliant career. His brand of truth comedy never hit big in this country, but he was practically a God in England and Australia. This guy had a huge arsenal of jokes poking fun at politics, religion, modern society and crappy pop culture. You want to know his favorite punchline? Dick jokes.
I never tired of Bill Hicks bringing up a dick joke, even though he never really told any. He just kept promising they were coming as a way to dig himself out of a lull in the comedy routine. So what happens when “Supernatural” sets up the dick joke possibilities but instead of taking the high road decides to fire off childish jokes practically every week? You know, things like "Dick is coming" and "The rise of Dick?" Bill Hicks rolling over in his grave, that’s what. It got very stale very fast and lacked imagination.
Once this become a regular thing every time Dick Roman was on our screen, all I kept thinking was, "When did the target audience become ten year old boys?"